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AWS Modernization Tools now support .NET 8

AWS provides assistive tools that help architects, developers, and IT professionals modernize .NET workloads. On November 14th, Microsoft released .NET 8, the latest Long-Term Support (LTS) version of the .NET platform. .NET 8 includes extensive performance improvements, container enhancements, C# language simplified syntax, Blazor support for full-stack web applications, and ASP.NET Core support for Native […]

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.NET Observability with OpenTelemetry – Part 1: Metrics using Amazon Managed Prometheus and Grafana

Microservice architectures, while modular and scalable, introduce complexity in observability due to the distributed nature of services. This often leads to a proliferation of inter-service communication paths and dependencies. It is not uncommon for solutions to have microservices interacting with each other, native cloud services, and partner solutions. In distributed microservice architectures, developers face the […]

Reserve your seat: .NET Sessions at AWS re:Invent 2023

Amazon Web Services will host its annual AWS re:Invent conference in Las Vegas from November 27th-December 1st. In this post, I’ll review the .NET sessions at re:Invent 2023 and opportunities to network. AWS re:Invent is a learning conference hosted by AWS for the global cloud computing community. The in-person event features keynote announcements, training and […]

Implement a Custom Authorization Policy Provider for ASP.NET Core Apps using Amazon Verified Permissions

Amazon Verified Permissions is a managed authorization service for custom applications. You can use Verified Permissions to define fine-grained authorization policies based on principals, resources, roles, and attributes. Verified Permissions enables developers to build secure applications faster by externalizing authorization and centralizing policy management and administration. In this blog post, I use Verified Permissions to […]

Building Serverless .NET Applications with AWS Lambda and the SAM CLI

When building serverless .NET applications in AWS, the AWS Serverless Application Model (AWS SAM) provides a shorthand syntax to model resources such as AWS Lambda functions, Amazon API Gateway, Amazon DynamoDB tables, and event source mappings. AWS SAM helps you to build, test, and deploy your cloud-based .NET applications quickly in the cloud. This blog […]

Bob’s Used Books: A .NET Sample Application – Part 2: Architecture

Introduction Welcome to the second post in the Bob’s Used Books blog post series. In the first post I discussed how to get started with Bob’s Used Books and described the different debug and deployment modes you can use to test and run the application. In this post I will dive into the architecture of […]

.NET Workflows for arm64 with Amazon CodeCatalyst: Part 1

Overview Amazon CodeCatalyst is a cloud-based collaboration space for software development teams, including creating CI/CD workflows to automatically build and deploy software. CodeCatalyst recently added support for arm64 compute, using AWS Graviton, for workflows. Graviton is the AWS arm64 compute platform. Arm64 is supported in both CodeCatalyst compute models: on-demand and pre-provisioned. Versions of .NET starting with […]

Bob’s Used Books: A .NET Sample Application – Part 1: Getting Started

Introduction The best sample applications are simple to understand, but have enough complexity to demonstrate real-world usage. Our new open-source .NET sample application, Bob’s Used Books, provides the .NET community with a simple but real-world .NET application that leverages multiple AWS frameworks and services. Bob’s Used Books is a simple eCommerce application that sells fictional […]